More exciting new CDs have arrived at the AU Music Library. Be sure to check out these selections and many others:
Duke Ellington‘s Suite from ‘The River’ and William Grant Still‘s “Afro-American Symphoney” (CD 5820)
- A note on “The Afro-American Symphony”: Premiered by the Rochester Philharmonic in 1931, the symphony became the first work composed by an African-American to played by a major American symphony orchestra
2 new CDs by the Columbia Symphony Orchestra: One, conducted by Bruno Walter explores Symphonies Nos. 36 and 38 by Mozart (CD 5839) and the other, also conducted by Bruno Walter, explores Haydn‘s Symphonies No. 88 and 100 (CD 5843)
For those music lover’s who enjoy oddly named pieces, check out the new recording of Prokofiev (CD 5798) with his Symphonic Suite entitled “The Love of Three Oranges“
And a special word goes out to David Diamond‘s Symphonies Nos. 2 and 4 (CD 5808) preformed by the Seattle Symphony. (Being from Alaska, Seattle holds a dear place in my ♥)
Also, a reminder of the RECORD SALE that is taking place on SEPTEMBER 1ST in front of the MAIN LIBRARY!!!